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THE HUDSUCKER PROXY

THE HUDSUCKER PROXY

  • Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  • Starring Tim Robbins, Paul Newman, Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • 25th Anniversary
  • 1994 | 110mins | USA | rated (PG)

Greedy executive Sidney J. Mussburger (Paul Newman) hopes to take control of the company he works for by purchasing a majority share -- but he must first devalue the stock. So he convinces the board to appoint know-nothing recent graduate Norville Barnes (Tim Robbins). But Mussburger's plot backfires when Barnes' latest invention succeeds, thereby increasing the company's value. Worse yet, undercover reporter Amy Archer (Jennifer Jason Leigh) has the scoop on Mussburger's shady dealings.